Namedropper

Namedropper Cover

Namedropper

By Emma Forrest

Touchstone Books, Paperback, 9780684865386, 240pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 2000

Description
Meet Viva Cohen: her bedroom walls are plastered with posters of silver-screen legends, and underneath her school uniform she wears vintage thigh-high stockings. Her best friends are a drugged-out beauty queen and an aging rock star. She lives in London with her gay uncle Manny.
A bitingly funny and fiercely intelligent first novel, Namedropper takes you on a rowdy romp from London to Los Angeles, where Viva and her two best friends search for love, experience, and Jack Nicholson. It's a wild ride as she uncovers the icon in every person she meets.


About the Author
Emma Forrest began her career at sixteen, writing a pop-culture column for the London Sunday Times. She now lives in New York.